Stars Shine on CTV January 11 with the 2009 Golden Globes

     - Television and Film Stars Shine Bright at the 66th ANNUAL GOLDEN
                 GLOBE AWARDS(R), January 11 on CTV and 'A' -

         - Hour-long red carpet pre-show begins at 7 p.m. ET on 'A' -

    - Monday's ETALK covers all things Golden Globes(R) with footage from
                 their exclusive platform on the red carpet -

      - Presenters include, THE MENTALIST's Simon Baker, CSI's Laurence
     Fishburne, Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz, Ricky Gervais, Seth Rogan
                               and Chris Rock -

    - ETALK's extensive coverage of the event will be available on demand
             on the CTV Video Player following ETALK on Monday -

    TORONTO, Jan. 8 /CNW/ - It's time to pop the champagne and let the party
begin, The Golden Globes(R) are back! As awards season gets underway, the
stars of the silver and small screen are ready to celebrate their achievements
with the 66th ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS(R) premiering Sunday, January 11 at 8
p.m. ET on CTV (check to confirm local broadcast times). The three-hour
event is broadcast live from The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles and is
one of Hollywood's most prestigious awards ceremonies and biggest parties,
where anything can and does happen. Kicking off the evening's excitement will
be the one-hour THE GOLDEN GLOBES(R) RED CARPET SPECIAL on Sunday, January 11
at 7 p.m. ET on 'A' (check to confirm local broadcast times). Catch all
the superstar arrivals and glamourous red carpet moments as nominees and
presenters make their way into the star studded live event.

    (xx)Media Note(xx) - Download photos of the 66th ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE
    AWARD(R) at

    The ceremony also honours iconic film director Steven Spielberg for his
long standing contribution to the Film and TV industry with the Cecil B.
DeMille award. In keeping with Golden Globes(R) tradition, watch as Hollywood
royalty Rumer Willis, daughter of Hollywood heavy weights Demi Moore and Bruce
Willis, fulfills her duty as Miss Golden Globe(R) handing out the coveted
statues to winners on stage.

    CTV's extensive coverage of the Golden Globes(R) continues tonight,
Thursday, January 8 at 7 p.m. ET on ETALK. Canada's No. 1 Entertainment show
is awards show central, covering all the angles for the rest of the week,
taking a closer look at the preparations for the awards and this year's
nominees. Plus reports on the latest gossip, how stars get ready for the big
night, red carpet fashion and hot couples. Additionally, in ETALK's best
Golden Globes(R) position ever, Ben Mulroney will be on the exclusive ETALK
platform situated right on the red carpet, representing Canada and
interviewing all the presenters and nominees moments before they head into the
big show on Sunday evening.

    CTV's extensive coverage continues on CTV Newsnet with reports from show
biz experts before and after the Golden Globes(R). Then, on Monday, January
12th, CANADA AM will feature highlights from the show and interviews with
ETALK's Ben Mulroney who will report on all the hits and misses from the red
carpet and the awards ceremony.

    All of ETALK's red carpet interviews, exciting moments and highlights of
the evening will be seen on ETALK Monday, January 12 at 7 p.m. ET. Catch even
more extended exclusive coverage on demand on the CTV Video Player immediately
following Monday's ETALK show.

    Presenters for this year's awards ceremony include THE MENTALIST's Simon
Baker, CSI's Laurence Fishburne, GOSSIP GIRL's Blake Lively, Drew Barrymore,
Glenn Close, Sacha Baron Cohen, Cameron Diaz, Aaron Eckhart, Ricky Gervais,
Jake Gyllenhaal, Salma Hayek, Jessica Lange, Jennifer Lopez, Amy Poehler,
Chris Rock and Seth Rogen.

    The 66th ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS(R) is produced by Dick Clark
Productions in association with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association(R).

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    About CTV

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news, sports, information, and entertainment programming. It has the
number-one national newscast, CTV NATIONAL NEWS WITH LLOYD ROBERTSON, and is
the number-one choice for prime-time viewing. CTVglobemedia Inc. is Canada's
premier multi-media company which owns CTV Inc. and The Globe and Mail. CTV
Inc. also owns radio stations across the country, and leading national
specialty channels. Other CTVglobemedia investments include an interest in
Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, and in Dome Productions, a North American
leader in the provision of mobile high definition production facilities. More
information about CTV may be found on the company website at

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